Date of Birth: c. 2004
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, possibly other
Gabriel LaBelle, also known as Gabe LaBelle, is a Canadian/American actor. He stars as a young Steven Spielberg in The Fabelmans, Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical film about his childhood.
Gabriel is the son of actor Rob LaBelle. His father was born in Minnesota, to a Jewish family; he has appeared in many Canadian, as well as American productions. Gabriel was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, where his father established himself as an actor.
Gabriel’s paternal grandfather was Leonard Frank LaBelle (the son of Charles/Charley LaBelle and Mollie/Molly Werner). Leonard was born in Minnesota. Charles was born in Minnesota, to Romanian Jewish parents. Mollie was a Russian Jewish immigrant.
Gabriel’s paternal grandmother was Natalie Golub (the daughter of Louis Golub and Ida Rabinowitz). Natalie was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Sources: Gabriel’s paternal grandfather, Leonard Frank LaBelle, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Gabriel’s paternal grandfather, Leonard Frank LaBelle – https://www.startribune.com
Gabriel’s paternal grandmother, Natalie Golub, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org